Desserts

Pecan Toffee

Ingredients

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  • 1 ½ cups chopped pecans, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 5 (1.55-ounce) milk chocolate bars, broken into small pieces

Directions

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  • Step 1: Line a 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil; lightly grease foil. Sprinkle with 1 cup pecans to within 1 inch of edges.
  • Step 2: Bring sugar, butter, and 1/3 cup water to a boil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 12 minutes or until a candy thermometer registers 310° (hard crack stage). Pour over pecans, sprinkle with chocolate pieces. Let stand 30 seconds.
  • Step 3: Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans. Chill 30 minutes. Break up toffee using a mallet or rolling pin. Store in an airtight container.

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